Meet the Authors

The Meet the Authors program promotes authors and illustrators who will appear in exhibitor booths and submissions are now being accepted for the 2018 ALA Midwinter Exhibits. 


Please submit one proposal per author/illustrator appearance. Please note that Meet the Authors appearances are listed for exhibit booths ONLY. Other author appearances, such as "What's Cooking Stage'" "Book Buzz," Session Programs, etc. are promoted through those programs. 

All submissions must be received by December 5, 2017 to be included in the Midwinter Meeting Guide & Exhibits Directory. Submissions after December 5, 2017 and before January 5, 2018 will be included in the conference addendum, while submissions after January 5, 2018 will appear on the web site only. The submission site will close on February 2, 2018. 

You can schedule your "Meet the Authors" session at the 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting during any of the exhibit hours.

Exhibit hours are:
Friday, February 9,  5:30pm – 7:00pm
Saturday, February 10,  9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday, February 11,  9:00am – 5:00pm
Monday, February 12,  9:00am – 2:00pm

If you have questions or changes to your author listing, please email Alee Navarro at